Alan Bennett: The Laying on of Hands (CD)

Alan Bennetts brand new short story, published in the London Review of Books in May 2001 and then by Profile Books in September, is read here by the author. Clive has died young, in Peru and in crucumstances which make some of his many friends uneasy. The congregation gathered for his memorial service is unexpectedly distinguished; amongst the well-known faces and household names are pop stars, actors, politicians and even members of the government.So how come they all knew Clive - and why do